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ig·nite

 (ĭg-nīt′)
v. ig·nit·ed, ig·nit·ing, ig·nites
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause to burn: The spark plug ignites the fuel.
b. To set fire to: faulty wiring ignited the attic.
2.
a. To arouse the passions of; excite: The insults ignited my anger.
b. To bring about or provoke suddenly; stir up: The news report ignited a controversy.
v.intr.
To begin to burn: had trouble getting the wet tinder to ignite.

[Late Latin ignīre, ignīt-, from Latin ignis, fire.]

ig·nit′a·ble, ig·nit′i·ble adj.
ig·nit′er, ig·ni′tor n.
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Adj.1.ignitible - capable of burning
combustible - capable of igniting and burning
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He described the fuel that started the blaze as "ignitible flammable liquid" and said: I don''t like to say it was petrol.
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He described the fuel which started the blaze as "ignitible flammable liquid", adding: "I don''t like to say it was petrol."